Dec 2008
Author(s): Di Tella, Rafael; MacCulloch, Robert; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper uses newly available data to describe the distribution of crime victimization and other criminal activities (including drug trafficking and corruption) around the world. The paper then…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Winder, Natalia; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This study analyzes social mobility and human capital accumulation among ethnic minorities in Mexican urban areas, exploring changes in educational attainment and labor market status and using panel…
Jul 2008
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Gonzales, Alberto
This paper analyzes gender and ethnic wage gaps in Guatemala for the period 2000-2006, applying a matching comparisons technique, finding pronounced wage gaps along both gender and ethnic dimensions…
Jul 2008
Author(s): Calvo, Guillermo A.; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Mejía, Luis Fernando
Using a sample of 110 developed and developing countries for the period 1990-2004, this paper analyzes the characteristics of systemic sudden stops (3S) in capital flows and the relevance of balance-…
May 2008
Author(s): Calónico, Sebastián; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper analyzes the evolution of gender segregation in the workplace in Mexico between 1994 and 2004, using a matching comparisons technique to explore the role of individual and family…
May 2008
Author(s): Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Chong, Alberto E.; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper explores the link between what people say they prefer to do and what they actually do. Using data from an experimental project exploring trust and pro-sociality for representative samples…
Apr 2008
Author(s): Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Chong, Alberto E.; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper explores the extent to which individuals trust, reciprocate, cooperate and pool risk by using a battery of field experiments containing the trust game, the voluntary contributions…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Bos, María Soledad; Duarte, Jesús; Cuevas, Mario; Alvarado, Nathalie; Beliz, Gustavo; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Roca, Jerónimo; Auguste, Sebastián; Jones, Mark P.; Straface, Fernando; Sánchez, Mario; Behrman, Jere R.; Duryea, Suzanne; Maluccio, John A.; Kugler, Adriana; Gonzales, Alberto; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Carreño, Liliana; Espitia Aviléz, Gonzalo; Pineda Mannheim, Carlos R.; Vodusek, Ziga; Granados, Jaime; Zeballos, Erick; Gutiérrez Rocha, Mario
La estructura y selección de temas de la presente publicación responde, en su mayor parte, a un diagnóstico de crecimiento para Guatemala realizado en 2007, donde se identificaron un conjunto de…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Berkman, Heather; Pagés, Carmen; Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Calónico, Sebastián; Azevedo, Viviane; Payne, J. Mark; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Lora, Eduardo; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Mazza, Jacqueline; Ripani, Laura; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Márquez, Gustavo; Bouillon, César P.; León, Gianmarco
This report raises a number of fundamental questions about the multidimensional and interrelated nature of social exclusion and moves beyond the traditional emphasis on outcomes and groups to view…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Berkman, Heather; Pagés, Carmen; Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Calónico, Sebastián; Azevedo, Viviane; Payne, J. Mark; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Lora, Eduardo; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Mazza, Jacqueline; Ripani, Laura; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Márquez, Gustavo; Bouillon, César P.; León, Gianmarco
En ¿Los de afuera? se plantean varios interrogantes fundamentales acerca de la naturaleza multidimensional e interrelacionada de la exclusión social, y se trasciende el énfasis tradicional en los…